Our unique analysis of the bills Boschwitz sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boschwitz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Boschwitz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Immigration (19%) Private Legislation (17%) Taxation (15%) Agriculture and Food (14%) Environmental Protection (10%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) International Affairs (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%)
Some of Boschwitz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 337 (101st): A resolution to express the sense of the Senate to encourage the ...
- S. 3177 (101st): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, relating to common ...
- S.J.Res. 375 (101st): A joint resolution to designate October 30, 1990, as “Refugee Day”.
- S. 2984 (101st): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide ...
- S. 2997 (101st): Family Planning Amendments of 1990
- S. 2967 (101st): Access to Health Insurance Act of 1990
- S. 2998 (101st): Family Planning Services Act of 1990
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From Feb 1979 to Oct 1990, Boschwitz missed 140 of 4,859 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is better than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills